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The 2007 BooKoo Arenacross series, and inaugural US Open of Arenacross

Published August 15th, 2006

FORT WORTH TX – Mike Kidd Entertainment Group (MKEG), one of
the leading motorcycle race producers in the country has released the
schedule for its 2007 BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series.



The BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series begins its second season on
the west coast at the Selland Arena in Fresno, California and wraps up
on the east coast at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut
which has the second largest casino in the world. The schedule also
includes a stop at the brand new 11,000 seat Sears Center in Chicago,
Illinois.



“This schedule puts the BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series in some
of the hottest motocross markets in the country,” said Mike Kidd,
President of Mike Kidd Entertainment Group. “With strong industry and
sponsorship support last year, we created a new series that enhanced
Arenacross racing from opening ceremonies to the checkered flag. That
support continues which will allow us to create the most aggressive
arenacross series on the planet,” Kidd added.



  • Nov. 3-5, 2006 Selland Arena Fresno CA
  • Nov. 10-12, 2006 The Pavilion Salem OR
  • Nov. 17-19, 2006 Yakima Valley Sundome Yakima WA
  • Dec. 29-31, 2006 Will Rogers Memorial Coliseum Fort Worth TX
  • Jan. 5-7, 2007 Sovereign Center Reading PA
  • Jan. 12-14, 2007 Sears Centre Chicago IL
  • Jan. 19-21, 2007 Memorial Coliseum Fort Wayne IN
  • Jan. 26-28, 2007 Lazy-E Arena Guthrie OK
  • Feb. 2-4, 2007 Target Center Minneapolis MN
  • Feb. 9-11, 2007 Mohegan Sun Arena Uncasville CT

MKEG is also proud to announce The BooKoo Energy Drink US Open of Arenacross, to be held at the Mohegan Sun Arena; a worldwide premier destination located in Uncasville CT, on February 9-11, 2007.



This inaugural event will carry a $100,000.00 purse, with $50,000 going
to the US Open of Arenacross Champion. Sunday will be dedicated to
youth and amateur riders who have qualified from previous BooKoo
Arenacross Championship Series events to compete for their shot at
becoming the US Open of Arenacross Champion in their respective class.



“The BooKoo US Open of Arenacross is something we are extremely excited
to announce,” said Mike Kidd, president of MKEG. “Our dedication to the
growth and development of Arenacross continues and we could not have
picked a better partner to create such an exciting event as the Mohegan
Sun.”



“Mohegan Sun is proud to be the host for such a prestigious event as
the US Open of Arenacross,” said Bob Yalen, Director of Sports &
Entertainment. “We look forward to an exciting event for both the
riders and the fans.”



Professional racing will consist of two classes: 250cc and 450cc racing
both Friday and Saturday nights. This premier event will also be the
final round of the BooKoo Arenacross Championship Series. Points will
be awarded in all four main events to determine the US Open of
Arenacross Champion.



Also at the Mohegan Sun, on Monday evening, will be the BooKoo
Arenacross Championship Series Awards Ceremonies, where the separate
$100,000.00 point fund will be distributed to the top 15 riders of the
series.



“The addition of the US Open of Arenacross to our final round of the
BooKoo Arenacross Series creates a whole new level of anticipation,”
said Shane Schaefer, event manager of MKEG. “With the best Arenacross
racers competing at one of the largest and most elaborate entertainment
destinations in the world and for a record Arenacross purse, will
certainly create a spectacular event for our fans, sponsors, and
racers.”



Mike Kidd Entertainment Group (MKEG) is a leader in the motorcycle
industry producing high quality and successful motorcycle events
throughout the U.S. with more than 22 years. MKEG has promotional
experience in Supercross, Arenacross, Motocross, Road Race, Supermoto,
Flat Track, and Consumer Shows.



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